María José (Marisé) Galvez Trigo

Working Group of Wom=n Equity & Research Committee

Involvements in SRUK

Maria Jose (Marisé) Galvez Trigo is originally from Toledo, Spain, although she’s lived in different parts of Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. She is currently a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Lincoln, UK. She secured this position whilst writing’s her PhD thesis and after having worked at the University of Nottingham for 5.5 years as a Researcher.

Marisé studied a combined degree (BEng + MSc) in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Castilla La Mancha, and after a couple of years working in the Industry sector she decided to pursue a career in Academia. Her main interests are in robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Human-Computer Interaction and Machine Learning, having worked on projects involving educational robots, industrial robots and other, mainly embodied, Autonomous Systems, exploring trust in these systems, as well as designing and developing control interfaces and exploring novel ways of interaction with them, with a focus on improving their accessibility.

She also enjoys teaching and supervision activities, and she’s been heavily involved in initiatives, both in Spain and the UK, giving more visibility to the role of women in Science.